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Data Analytics Consultant - Financial Accounting Advisory Services - Systems, Processes & Analytics (FAAS – SPA)

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Join the EY FAAS - SPA growing team and receive several mentoring that help you to develop into data analytics and financial professional skills.

You will be exposed to a variety of platforms: cloud, relational and non-relational databases, data visualization, artificial intelligence tools and be involved on motivating projects with dynamic teams embracing agile delivery approach.

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work.

EY's Financial Accounting Advisory Services - Systems, Processes & Analytics (FAAS - SPA) group specializes in advising Finance leaders on relevant and emerging issues and trends within the Finance function. Central to the effectiveness of the Finance function is its ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders to drive critical business insights and support strategic decision making and growth. We understand the evolving role of the CFO and Finance function and work with our clients to automate and streamline Efficiency, Control and Compliance functions, while simultaneously improving the value Finance provides to the organization. We assist our clients with business and internal finance performance improvement initiatives by providing business advisory services that result in the achievement of measurable benefits in financial and operational effectiveness, controls and strategic decision making.

You will be supporting the FAAS - SPA services offering and your core responsibilities will be
    • Build and analyze complex data using a variety of data analytics tools and technologies, assist in modeling, visualization and communication of key financial and operational metrics, and provide clients with smart solutions to enable reliable reporting, drive insights into the business, and support proactive decision-making. • Provide innovative insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. • Participate in business development initiatives, including service offering and proposal development • Help to develop long-term client relationships and networks, as well as develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to service client needs. • Stay informed of analytical solutions and standards that affect business processes and apply analytical approaches under the supervision of higher level staff.

To qualify, candidates must possess

From a technology perspective
    • Knowledge of data analysis and knowledge analytical skills in related software, including data extraction and transformation, Alteryx, MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS Excel/Access • Knowledge of analytics tools including BI/data visualization, MS Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Spotfire, MS Reporting Services • Exposure to database management software, stats and machine learning software, big data platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Hana) and development language such as Python, R, T-SQL • Knowledge of artificial intelligence development and emerging blockchain technologies and business applications will be an asset

From a business perspective
    • Knowledge and working experience on business processes including record to report, plan-to-perform, order-to-cash, and procure-to-pay • Performance measurement and performance management • Project and change management • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to think critically and identify creative solutions outside of the box and thrive on new challenges • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and presentation • Effective writing and presentation skills in both English and French. • A willingness to travel on short notice to meet client need

From an academics perspective
    • Strong academic record including a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a graduate degree cumulated with approximately 3 years of related work experience • Professional designation and/or qualification i.e. MBA, CA, CPA and/or relevant Developer Certifications are an asset

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Posted: December 13, 2018
Closes: February 11, 2019
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